MeetingsMatters

Author: Nelson Coulter Meetings are a necessary part of organizational work. Unnecessary meetings are one of the most non-productive uses of time in organizational work. If not needed, don’t call ’em. Poorly deployed meetings are one of the most frequent time and energy sucks of organizational work. Some thoughts about making meetings more productive: Build ALL meeting agendas around the organization’s BIG …

Dividenders

Author: Nelson Coulter There’s this thing called the 80-20 Principle (aka Pareto Principle). The premise is that 80% of the outcomes are generated by 20% of the inputs (or inputers). Another way to think of it is that 20% of our thoughts/mindsets and actions/behaviors drive 80% of our results. A living and work recipe worth considering: Decide what is TRULY important to us …

ChangeClock

Author: Nelson Coulter Change happens. That’s a given. Yet change has variability in its timelines. Conditions Change. Conditions can change very quickly. Weather conditions can change in a heartbeat. A protest can turn into a riot almost instantly. People Change. People usually change more slowly. Sometimes a person will change after a traumatic experience, or as result of illness, or in …